Season Resumption Guide - Play

If your league leadership has been able to prepare and confirm that your league’s activities adhere to the guidelines set forth by the state and local government and health officials in terms of public gatherings and sporting events when determining when it is safe to return to normal activities, here are some best operating practices for resuming play in your community.

As we work together to provide the most opportunities to as many children as we can, in a healthy and appropriate manner, it’s important to be flexible with what your league offers. Each opportunity is going to be dependent on state and local guidance, and your league should try to adapt its offerings to fit those guidelines.

In the event that your league and/or community experiences a COVID-19 outbreak and/or is connected to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis of one of your participants, visit LittleLeague.org/Coronavirus for additional information.

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    Practicing and Warming Up

    Little League® International recommends all leagues implement a two-week training period prior to beginning any formal game play.
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    Resuming Regular, Scheduled Games and Rule/Regulation Updates

    Best practices and approved rulings to keep in mind as you’re scheduling and playing your games for the 2020 season.
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    Little League® Sandlot Fun Days

    Come together and play. Sandlot Fun Days are a player-led, unstructured opportunity for local Little League® programs to provide a fun, relaxed…
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    T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby

    You can still register and host a local T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby competition as the deadlines have been extended.
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    Tournament Opportunities and Special Games

    Guidance on operating tournaments or special games, if safe and appropriate.
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    Supporting Players and Families

    How to navigate the emotional support needed as we return to a new normal.
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